The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
UK / Scotland
Rank 79 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.96% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.17% 6.24% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 22
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +49.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
561 817 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.71% 31.33% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 441 372
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 17
Median hourly rate £49.00 £41.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +45.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.00 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 15 £400 - 11
Glasgow +2 8 £375 +15.38%
Renfrewshire +5 3 £325 +1.56% 1
Dundee - 2 - -
Aberdeen -16 1 £450 - 1
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 108 (97.30%) Degree
2 43 (38.74%) Security Cleared
3 42 (37.84%) Windows
4 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
5 39 (35.14%) Active Directory
6 35 (31.53%) SC Cleared
7 34 (30.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (28.83%) HP
9 26 (23.42%) ITIL
9 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
10 25 (22.52%) Linux
10 25 (22.52%) Java
11 24 (21.62%) Windows Server
12 23 (20.72%) OpenStack
12 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (20.72%) MS Excel
12 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (18.92%) MCSE
14 19 (17.12%) Project Management
14 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
15 16 (14.41%) Skype for Business
15 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (14.41%) Finance
15 16 (14.41%) Migration
15 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange
15 16 (14.41%) Office 365
15 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (14.41%) Skype

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (20.72%) OpenStack
2 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.41%) Skype for Business
3 15 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.11%) IIS
5 8 (7.21%) JBoss
6 6 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (3.60%) Apache
7 4 (3.60%) CMS
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.70%) Jadu
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.41%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) Skype
2 9 (8.11%) Internet
3 7 (6.31%) HTTP
3 7 (6.31%) SAN
4 6 (5.41%) DHCP
4 6 (5.41%) DNS
4 6 (5.41%) HTTPS
4 6 (5.41%) Intranet
4 6 (5.41%) IPsec
4 6 (5.41%) NAS
4 6 (5.41%) Wireless
5 5 (4.50%) LAN
5 5 (4.50%) WAN
6 4 (3.60%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.70%) Firewall
8 1 (0.90%) BGP
8 1 (0.90%) MPLS
8 1 (0.90%) OSPF
8 1 (0.90%) TACACS
8 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.50%) MySQL
4 4 (3.60%) MarkLogic
4 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.70%) DB2
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.90%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JUnit
2 2 (1.80%) Xcode
3 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Developer
2 9 (8.11%) Consultant
2 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
2 9 (8.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 8 (7.21%) Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (6.31%) Data Analyst
4 7 (6.31%) Lync Specialist
4 7 (6.31%) Office 365 Specialist
5 6 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Mobility Specialist
6 5 (4.50%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Management Specialist
7 4 (3.60%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (3.60%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Mobility Engineer
8 3 (2.70%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.11%) Web Services
3 8 (7.21%) CSS
3 8 (7.21%) HTML
3 8 (7.21%) J2EE
3 8 (7.21%) JSP
4 7 (6.31%) RESTful
4 7 (6.31%) Spring
4 7 (6.31%) WSDL
4 7 (6.31%) XML
4 7 (6.31%) XML Messaging
5 4 (3.60%) CSS3
5 4 (3.60%) Drools
5 4 (3.60%) Ext JS
5 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.60%) HTML5
5 4 (3.60%) jBPM
5 4 (3.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.71%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
5 10 (9.01%) Clustering
6 7 (6.31%) Mathematics
7 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.60%) Fintech
9 3 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (2.70%) User Experience
10 2 (1.80%) iPad
10 2 (1.80%) iPhone
10 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.90%) CESG
11 1 (0.90%) CMDB
11 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Linux
3 24 (21.62%) Windows Server
4 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (12.61%) Apple iOS
7 12 (10.81%) Android
8 7 (6.31%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (5.41%) Solaris
10 4 (3.60%) Unix
11 1 (0.90%) CatOS
11 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) ITIL
2 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.12%) Project Management
3 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
3 16 (14.41%) Migration
4 14 (12.61%) Software Distribution
5 13 (11.71%) OO
6 12 (10.81%) Application Packaging
7 10 (9.01%) OOD
7 10 (9.01%) Scrum
7 10 (9.01%) Server Building
8 9 (8.11%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.21%) ITIL V3
9 8 (7.21%) Six Sigma
10 7 (6.31%) Analytics
10 7 (6.31%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
2 25 (22.52%) Java
3 15 (13.51%) SQL
4 7 (6.31%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.60%) C++
6 4 (3.60%) Python
7 3 (2.70%) Perl
7 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) Scala
7 3 (2.70%) VBA
8 2 (1.80%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) Lua
9 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (97.30%) Degree
2 43 (38.74%) Security Cleared
3 35 (31.53%) SC Cleared
4 34 (30.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (18.92%) MCSE
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.50%) CCNP
7 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.60%) CCIE
9 3 (2.70%) BC Cleared
9 3 (2.70%) CCDP
9 3 (2.70%) CCIP
9 3 (2.70%) CCSA
9 3 (2.70%) CCSE
9 3 (2.70%) HP ASE
9 3 (2.70%) HP MASE
9 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.70%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.80%) PMP
11 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 39 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) HDFS
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (7.21%) AirWatch
3 6 (5.41%) Netcool
3 6 (5.41%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.80%) OVPA
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.90%) Nagios
6 1 (0.90%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 32 (28.83%) HP
3 13 (11.71%) Oracle
4 10 (9.01%) Citrix
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) IronPort
5 6 (5.41%) Veritas
6 5 (4.50%) AppSense
7 4 (3.60%) Aruba
7 4 (3.60%) F5
7 4 (3.60%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.60%) VMware
8 3 (2.70%) Apple
8 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.70%) Juniper
8 3 (2.70%) Sybase
9 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.90%) Siemens
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